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Past and present : selected essays. By Israel Friedlander. With an introduction by Louis Finkelstein.

Author/Creator:
Friedlaender, Israel, 1876-1920.
Publication:
New York, Burning Bush Press [1961].
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 336, [2] pages portrait 22 cm.
Subjects:
Jews.
Zionism.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
Preface
The political ideals of the prophets
Nationalism and assimilation in Bible times
Were our ancestors capable of self-government?
God's promise to Abraham
Hezekiah's great Passover
The prophet Jeremiah
The Hebrew language
Moses Maimonides
The problem of Polish Jewry
The problem of Judaism in America
The function of Jewish learning in America
The present crisis in American Jewry
The Americanization of Jewish Nationalism
Ahad Ha'am
The International Zionist Congress
Palestine and the Diaspora
Palestine and the World War.
Notes:
"Copyright © 1961 by The Burning Bush Press ..."
"This volume has been prepared under the editorship of Rabbi Marvin S. Wiener, Director of the National Academy for Adult Jewish Studies of the United Synagogue of America."--Dust jacket.
"The essays have been carefully revised for the present edition, though the revision has been limited to language and style. I did not consider myself at liberty to change the content. Where such changes became unavoidable, they were marked in the footnotes and placed in square brackets."--Preface.
"Errata": [2] pages at end.
Local notes:
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Potok Collection copy has previous signature blacked out on front free endpaper.
Penn Provenance:
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1961
Contributor:
Finkelstein, Louis, 1895-1991.
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
391849
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